Quotes: criticize

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  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
  • William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward
    American writer and poet 1921-1994
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    Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    Come mothers and fathers
    Throughout the land
    And don't criticize
    What you can't understand
    Your sons and your daughters
    Are beyond your command
    Your old road is rapidly agin'.
    Source: The Times They Are A-Changin (1964)
  • William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward
    American writer and poet 1921-1994
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    Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Freedom of the Press, if it means anything at all, means the freedom to criticize and oppose.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
    Source: Wit and wisdom of Abraham Lincoln (1999 edition), Gramercy
  • How much abuse is a fighter expected to endure before he can be allowed to show some concern for his own welfare? Anyone who has been around fighters knows they all share the same secret: They are more afraid of embarrassment and humiliation than injury. Do fans and writers use this fact against them in what we celebrate or criticize?
  • Anna Freud
    Anna Freud
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    How one can live without being able to judge oneself, criticize what one has accomplished, and still enjoy what one does, is unimaginable to me.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    I criticize by creation - not by finding fault.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.
  • If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue.
  • If they want to criticize me, I don't care; I don't mind. But they must criticize me fairly. Usually, the criticism is not fair. Or the praise, even the praise sometimes is not fair.
  • Pierre Gallois
    Pierre Gallois
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    If you put tomfoolery into a computer, nothing comes out of it but tomfoolery. But this tomfoolery, having passed through a very expensive machine, is somehow enobled and no-one dares criticize it.
  • Buzz Osborne
    Buzz Osborne
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    It's not the journalists; it's the critics that I can't understand. I've never understood what kind of a person would want to criticize someone else's work.
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